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Vietnam E-visa for Japanese citizens

Last update: Aug 12 2020

It’s great that Japanese citizens can be EXEMPTED from a visa to Vietnam if their stay in the country is no more than 45 days. And it’s much greater that those wishing to enjoy a leisure trip of more than 45 days in Vietnam can get visa for Vietnam online easily thanks to the e-visa program.

This post is about this Vietnam e-visa for Japanese citizens, covering quick facts, requirements, cost, and procedure to get it.

3 Quick Facts about Vietnam eVisa for Japanese Passport Holders

  • Vietnam e-visa is for those entering Vietnam via 13 international airports, 16 land borders and 12 sea ports. See the full list of Vietnam evisa entry ports. The e-visa port of entry should be exactly defined before submitting the e-visa form online, your e-visa is good for your provided port only.
  • Vietnam e-visa is good for up to 90 days, single or multiple entry, tourism, busines or relative visit purposes. If you wish to stay longer than the allowed 90 days, you should leave Vietnam and come back with a new evisa.
  • Japanese travelers should not apply for a 30-day evisa as they are exempted from Vietnam visa for up to 45 days (from August 15, 2023)

1. Vietnam e-visa requirements for Japanese citizens

In order to start the online process to obtain a Vietnam e-visa for Japan passport holders, the applicants should get the following essential documents ready:

  • Scan of Japan passport data page. This passport should be valid for at least 06 months beyond the expected arrival date.
  • An Email Address to get notifications and the e-visa upon its issuance;
  • A debit or credit card to pay for the e-visa fees.
  • Soft copy of portrait picture which meet these Vietnam e-visa photo requirements.

Once all those items are ready, go ahead with 3 easy steps below to get an evisa for Vietnam.

2. How to get Vietnam eVisa for Japan citizens

It’s never complicated to get an e-visa through Vietnam-evisa.org.vn as we minimize the details you need to provide and make the entire process simple, short and clear right from the start to the end.

This process covers 3 steps below:

  • Step 1: Complete the Vietnam e-visa application form online with:
    • Upload of your passport scan, photo,
    • Your expected travel dates;
    • Your entry port.
  • Step 2: Make online payment for the e-visa fees;
  • Step 3: After a guaranteed time, you will get your e-visa. Then, you only need to print it out and show it to the Immigration Officer at the Vietnam border gate to complete the entry procedure.

3. Vietnam evisa fees for Japan passport holders

Generally, when using our e-visa service for Vietnam, you shall need to pay 02 kinds of fee, consisting of:

  • Government Fee: which is fixed at
    • US $25/visa for a single entry evisa, and
    • US $50 for a multiple entry evisa.
  • Service fee: paid for our service of conducting all the paperwork and arrangement for your Vietnam e-visa. This fee depends on your desired processing time.

All these fees will be paid to us upon your submission of Vietnam e-visa application. We are proud of not only offering the best secured payment but also the reliable and fastest service.

See the table below for total fees of Vietnam e-visa you need to pay.

Visa type

Processing time

Visa fee (USD/Pax)

1-2 pax

3-4 pax

From 5 pax

90-day single entry

5-7 working days




4 working days




90-day multiple entry

5-7 working days




4 working days




Points to Note

  • You are not allowed to enter Vietnam before the granted arrival date on your e-visa.
  • In case you change the port of entry, you need to get a new e-visa or contact us for assistance.
  • You can apply for the e-visa now and travel in the future to avoid urgent processing cost.

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